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How to Cut Costs by Mastering Time and Space, Part 2: Zero with an Asterisk

Learn how a paratransit service absorbed 16% more passengers with no added cost. The example can be applied to pupil transportation: Optimizing the spatial and temporal relationships of one’s service area can yield big cost savings.
Second in a series of occasional articles

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How Ed Bobit impacted pupil transportation
Beyond his pioneering in trade magazine publishing, Ed was a crucial figure in the survival of NAPT in its early years.
Identifying drug abuse among students
Really listen to what your students are saying on your bus. Doing so might prevent an active shooter, a case of bullying, drug addiction or even your own death.
<p>Post-accident procedure committees and team members typically take pictures of the scene, review related reports and create a plan to prevent future similar incidents.</p> Post-accident Procedures Committees Key in Prevention
Whether using a committee or more informal arrangement, selecting the right members, having procedures in place in advance for determining preventable measures and driver retraining are crucial.
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Conventional school bus inspection training DVD
The DVD is designed for drivers preparing for the test to earn a CDL. It shows the pre-trip inspection process and is broken down into several chapters.

Obstacle detection system
MobileTRAQ Vue now includes the SenseStat Obstacle Detection Backing Sensor System.

Fleetio Import Feature
Fleetio’s new import feature allows customers to upload unlimited vehicle details, fuel records, service history, employee profiles and more to their accounts with just a few clicks, company officials said.

DriveLogik Monitors Driver Performance
DriveLogik, a hardware package and software reporting service, provides driver performance reports and customized instant alerts via mobile devices to identify major driving events.

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<p>The Santa Monica Unified School District transportation staff receives a driver safety award circa 1951.</p> PHOTOS: A look back at a California district

Here are some vintage photos of Santa Monica Unified School District's (now Santa Monica-Malibu... Visit photo gallery

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